Sweet Chestnut Cream


Sweet chestnut cream

Looking for a unique dessert to change things up? Look no further, this delicious chestnut cream recipe has it covered!



  1. Combine chestnuts, 300ml cream, milk, vanilla and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring until sugar dissolves, over medium heat.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer (do not boil), stirring occasionally, for 30-35 minutes until chestnuts are very tender. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Using a hand blender, blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, cover and chill until cold.
  3. Whip remaining cream in a bowl until soft peaks form. Fold cream through chestnut mixture and serve.

Serving suggestions for sweet chestnut cream:

  • Layer with crumbled Anzac biscuits, diced strawberries and grated chocolate in serving glasses.
  • Use in a filling for sponge cake or butterfly cakes.
  • Spoon over poached pears or quinces.
  • Serve with biscotti and fresh sliced pear.

Prep: 15 mins
Cooking: 45 mins
Serves: about 2 ½ cups

*Note: Store chestnut cream in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Recipe by Chestnuts Australia.

Ingredients for Sweet Chestnut Cream

Harris Farm - Chestnuts Fresh Loose (min 200g)

$1.60 ea

A2 - Milk Light (2L)

$4.99 ea

Dairy Farmers - Cream Pure (300ml)

$2.49 ea

A2 - Milk Full Cream (2L)

$4.99 ea

Dairy Farmers - Milk Lite White (2L)

$3.99 ea

Dairy Farmers - Milk Shape Bottle (2L)

$4.79 ea

Golden Shore Caster Sugar (1kg)

$2.59 ea

Strawberries Large (250g punnet)

$3.99 ea

Pears Beur Bosc (each)

$1.25 ea

Pears Corella (each)

$1.40 ea

Harris Farm - Cream Pure (300mL)

$2.39 ea

Harris Farm - Cream Pure (600mL)

$3.69 ea